Parties & Rentals

Science-themed Birthday Parties

Stare at the stars. Play with robots. Create chemical reactions.  John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center adds intrigue to any birthday party!  Whether you’re a kid in age or in your spirit of wonder, celebrate with the Spartanburg Science Center for an extra element of surprise and excitement.

Birthday Parties at the Spartanburg Science Center include:

  • A reserved 2-hour time slot for the classroom
  • A 30-45 minute program on the science subject of your choice
  • Open access to the exhibits area in the Science Center
  • The classroom has a sink, counter space, table and chairs that can accommodate up to 20 children

Our hands-on programs include reptiles, chemistry, fossils, robotics, dinosaurs and astronomy. Other program topics of your choice can be scheduled.

Birthday Party Fees

  • 2-hour standard party with up to 20 children ($175 – includes a program)
  • Chemistry program ($200)
  • Star Lab Astronomy program ($200)
  • Standard Slime party ($225, up to 12 children, additional children $5 each)
  • Premium Slime party ($250, up to 12 children, additional children $5 each)
  • Parties without programs are available on request.

A $50.00 deposit will hold the date of your choice.
Members receive a discount on all birthday parties.
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To schedule a birthday party please email us at or call (864) 583-2777.

Birthday Party Registration Form

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Facility Rental

The Science Center is more than a place for kids to enjoy the wonders of science. It’s a great place to hold your next meeting, luncheon, private party or special event.   The Science Center as a venue can be set up to accommodate small groups of up to 36.  The science exhibits and live animal room will be available for your guest’s enjoyment.  A Science Center education specialist can also present a program of your choice.  Alcohol is permitted with the appropriate license.

Meetings/Event Rental (Adults)

  • Space Rental (no programs or services)  $75.00 (first hour / $50.00 each additional hour)
  • Program with Rental    $135.00 (2 hours / $50.00 each additional hour)
  • Alcohol License (good until midnight)  $10.00 (beer/wine) / $35.00 (Liquors) / $45.00 (beer/wine/liquors)

Reservation deposit to hold a date $50.00 (non-refundable)

To rent the Science Center please call the Science Center at (864) 583-2777

or email us at

Spartanburg Science Center Contact  Details

Address: 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC  29316
Phone #: (864) 583-2777


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